Example sentences for: peonies

How can you use “peonies” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • 3 m (37 ft) high, its columns, beams, and cornices are carved with a menagerie of dragons, phoenixes, lions, and tigers in a field of clouds, peonies, Chinese sages, and angels, all gilded and painted in red, gold, blue, and green.

  • Sichuan cuisine, one of the four great schools of Chinese cooking, produces such imaginative creations as “abalone and chrysanthemums,” “peonies and butterflies,” and “stewed bear’s trotters in brown sauce.”

  • He loved his bearded irises, old roses, and peonies.


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